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Aug 4, 2010 - Alyeska, July 26
Monday - July 26th Prince William Sound. The bus picked us up early to drive us to our tour of Prince William Sound. We drove through a small town (city?) called Whittier to reach the boat. The driver told us that an earthquake had occurred in the 1960's which caused tsunamis that wiped out many small towns including Whittier. We saw lots of dead trees due to the land dropping and salt water impacting the tree roots. The bus took us through a long tunnel through the mountain (2.6 miles). This tunnel is also used by trains, so they have to...Jump to full entry
Jul 3, 2007 - So We Went Up the Mountain for Lunch...
and during lunch at the Aleyska Resort in Girdwood the discussion topic started with Jill joking around about possibly taking the plunge by paragliding from the top of the mountain, but then she started to sound serious. Initially, when Jill said she wanted to do it, no one really believed her because she's had also been saying that she was going to eat a reindeer hotdog since she heard of that there was such a thing, which she had her opportunity to at the cafeteria on the mountain, but it seemed that she was all talk. So you can imagine...Jump to full entry